Manchester City beat Burnley to reclaim top spot

Manchester City made an instant return to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable win over struggling Burnley. Liverpool’s victory over Watford earlier on Saturday had knocked the defending champions off the summit for the first time since 4 December, but Pep Guardiola’s side responded in impressive style at Turf Moor. It took only five minutes for City…

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Manchester City held by Crystal Palace in a goalless draw

Manchester City missed their chance to go six points clear at the top of the Premier League as they were held by a resilient Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. City dominated proceedings, twice hitting the woodwork, while defender Aymeric Laporte failed to find the net with the goal at his mercy in the first half. The result means Liverpool can…

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Manchester City beat PSG to top group A

Manchester City came back from behind to beat Paris St-Germain and secure qualification for the Champions League last 16 – doing so as Group A winners. City’s outstanding display reaped the reward it deserved, as they showed character as well as class after Kylian Mbappe swept PSG into a 50th-minute lead. PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino was left disappointed as City…

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Benjamin Mendy charged with two further rape charges

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been charged with two further counts of rape. Benjamin Mendy has been summonsed to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. The 27-year-old footballer, who remains in custody, is now facing six counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. The charges relate to four complainants over the age of 16 and are…

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